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Slender tufted sedge beds

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English name Slender tufted sedge beds Open code browser    Diagram icon

EUNIS habitat type code   D5.2121 Level   6
Edition   EUNIS Habitat Classification 2012 - a revision of the habitat classification descriptions.

Description ( English )

Palaearctic formations of Carex acuta of wet, alkaline or slightly acid depressions with mineral soil; Carex acuta does not tolerate prolonged desiccation. The community is distributed, in particular, in northern France, the Low Countries, Central Europe south to the Sava and Drava valleys of Croatia, the northern Morava valley of Serbia and Romania, north to Poland, the Kaliningrad District, Lithuania and Latvia, in southern Scandinavia, in the Dnieper basin of northern Ukraine and southern Belarus, in the lower Volga Valley.


Devillers, P., Devillers-Terschuren, J. and Vander Linden, C. [edited ETC/BD] (2001)

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Relationships with other classifications

Classification Code Title Relation type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D5.2121 Slender tufted sedge beds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D5.2121 Slender tufted sedge beds same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.2121 Slender tufted sedge beds source
  D Mires, bogs and fens Go to key navigator, starting with this habitat    Ancestor
  D5 Sedge and reedbeds, normally without free-standing water Go to key navigator, starting with this habitat    Ancestor
  D5.2 Beds of large sedges normally without free-standing water    Ancestor
  D5.21 Beds of large [Carex] spp.    Ancestor
  D5.212 Slender tufted sedge beds and related communities    Parent

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